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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Iowa]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lucas County'''
== History and Tidbits  ==
 
  
=== Cities  ===
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<br> {{IADC}}
  
=== Townships  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lucas County
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| state = Iowa
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| founded year = 1846
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| founded date = January 13
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| seat = Chariton
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=== Communities ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== History ==
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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==== Parent County ====
  
[[Clarke County, Iowa|Clarke]] | [[Decatur County, Iowa|Decatur]] | [[Marion County, Iowa|Marion]] | [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]] | [[Warren County, Iowa|Warren]] | [[Wayne County, Iowa|Wayne]]  
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'''1846--'''Lucas County was created 13 January 1846&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to Monroe County prior to organization 4 July 1849. '''County seat:'''&nbsp; Chariton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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Lucas County was five townships wide from east to west when it was created, but in 1847 it shrank to four townships across. The western border shifted six miles east to its present position, while the other borders were unchanged (and so they are today).<ref name="IA cf maps">FamilyHistory101.com: "Iowa County Formation Maps"; interactive map of county formation and organization (select 1848). Online at http://www.familyhistory101.com/maps/ia_cf.html</ref>
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Appanoose County, Iowa|Appanoose]] | [[Clarke County, Iowa|Clarke]] | [[Decatur County, Iowa|Decatur]] | [[Marion County, Iowa|Marion]] | [[Monroe County, Iowa|Monroe]] | [[Warren County, Iowa|Warren]] | [[Wayne County, Iowa|Wayne]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Local Histories  ====
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The [http://books.google.com/books?id=nH0UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PP1 ''History of Lucas County, Iowa: containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc''] (1881) is available free online from Google Books.
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Iowa%2C+Lucas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/IA/Lucas/ Lucas County, Iowa Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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<references /> {{Iowa|Iowa}}
  
 
[[Category:Lucas_County,_Iowa]]
 
[[Category:Lucas_County,_Iowa]]

Revision as of 03:12, 7 March 2013

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Lucas County, Iowa
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Iowa
Location of Iowa in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 13, 1846
County Seat Chariton
Courthouse


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Lucas County was created 13 January 1846 from unorganized territory. It was attached to Monroe County prior to organization 4 July 1849. County seat:  Chariton [1]

Boundary Changes

Lucas County was five townships wide from east to west when it was created, but in 1847 it shrank to four townships across. The western border shifted six miles east to its present position, while the other borders were unchanged (and so they are today).[2]

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Appanoose | Clarke | Decatur | Marion | Monroe | Warren | Wayne

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

The History of Lucas County, Iowa: containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc (1881) is available free online from Google Books.

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. FamilyHistory101.com: "Iowa County Formation Maps"; interactive map of county formation and organization (select 1848). Online at http://www.familyhistory101.com/maps/ia_cf.html